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Singing the Law: Oral Jurisprudence and the Crisis of Colonial Modernity in East African Literature

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781802078060
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Author: Peter Leman
Publication Date: 01-Mar-2023
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Table of Contents: Introduction
Temp/orality in Law and East African Literature
Chapter 1
Catching History by the Tail: Colonial Non-Fiction, Aristocratic Atavism, and the Crisis of Modernity in Kenya
Chapter 2
A Song Whose Time Has Come: Northern Uganda, Apocalyptic Futures, and the Oral Jurisprudence of Okot p’Bitek
Chapter 3
Between Formal and Infinite Time: Labor Law and Revolutionary Futures in Kenyan Popular Performance
Chapter 4
Time Heals All Regimes: Temporality, Somali Oral Law, and the Illegality of African Dictatorships
Conclusion
Temp/orality and Law in the End Times
Bibliography